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Just last week apartment owners were awarded more than $5.7 million in damages following the 2014 flammable cladding-fuelled fire at Melbourne’s Lacrosse building.
In 2014 a fire at the Lacrosse Tower also raised concerns about aluminium cladding which has been used on thousands of buildings across Australia.
Faltering new home building activity has been occurring against the backdrop of falling house prices.
This means thinner building materials to maximise floor area while still delivering higher fire and acoustic performance.
The portal has many features including the Power Advantage training academy and a 24- hour turnaround on deal registrations.
The solar plant will be built on approximately 2,000 acres near Darlington Point, NSW.
Flashover occurs when the contents of a room spontaneously ignite due to radiant heat.
James Grose will complete his 12-year tenure as CEO in January 2019.
UQ is the first university in the world to offset 100 per cent of its electricity needs from its own renewable energy asset.
Apana has helped companies achieve water reductions as high as 25 per cent at more than 500 sites globally.
The manual also covers Victoria’s climate zones and how they affect a home’s heating and cooling requirements.
The estimated value of the contract is $A450 million.
The technology alerts the crane operator if workers move into the danger zone under heavy loads